Intellectual 'PROPERTY'

From: Eric Chomko <>
Date: Sun Jan 19 23:12:00 2003

I stand by my Unix comment on the indifference to capitalization as
a hinderance to understanding the English Language.

"North American" IS a continent. The idea of "north American" is any
damn place in America north of a particular reference point.

Some folks shouldn't have Unix as their first language. :)


Eric Smith wrote:

> I wrote:
> > I originated in north american, [...]
> Poor editing on my part. I originally composed that as "originated on
> the north american continent," and when I changed the wording I failed
> to remove the "n". It should, of course, have read "I originated in
> north america, [...]."
Received on Sun Jan 19 2003 - 23:12:00 GMT

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